Medical Health Care Program Tanzania Arusha with Abroaderview.org
- Volunteer Opportunity posted by A Broader View Volunteers Corp
Full time (30+ hrs/wk)
Short-Term (few weeks/months)
We are partnered with hospitals and local clinics in various destination here in Arusha and around the nearby small town and village located in Arusha region.
A wide range of clinical and medical opportunities are possible including: pediatrics, obstetrics / gynecology, General Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmaceuticals or Physiotherapy, but we can also arrange more for specialist fields on request. The type of work you will be allocated will depend to an extent on your own abilities and capabilities, which is understandable given that you will be dealing with patient health and safety.
You will be involved in aspects of the day-to-day running of the hospitals, observing or directly assisting, where possible. You can help out in simple but practical ways, vastly increasing your own knowledge and understanding of medical practice. You will get a good general feel of the hospital by working and/or observing in most departments. You will be given basic and general on the job training by your supervisor, and further jobs should become available for those with medical experience. (Pre-medical and pre-nursing students will be limited to observation, non medical tasks, assisting the nurses with patients etc)
Program Length: 1 to 8 weeks Accommodations: Local Host Family Meals: 3 meals a day Program Date: Flexible Start & End Date Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8 hour per day Requirements: 17 years +, open-mindedness to new adventures. VISA: You must ask for a "Volunteer Visa Class C" when you apply for your visa, if you get the wrong one you will have to get a new one in Tanzania (US$120), we will give you a support letter
- Housing Available
- International Volunteers
How To Apply
You select your travel dates. Program fees based on 7 night increments (example 1 month is 28 nights = 4 weeks) Fill out the online application form or print and send it in by mail or fax. Submit your $120 deposit. We accept personal Check, Money Order, Credit Cards or Paypal in US currency. (this reservation fee is included in the total price of the program) Email, fax or mail us a copy of your resume/CV. Since we do not know you, or your interests, we found that a resume/CV can provide enough information to allow for a successful placement. After review and acceptance of the application (1-2 days), we will email you a detailed Orientation Guide.
Volunteer in Tanzania
Upon receiving the Orientation Guide, it is time for you to book your flights, check your passport expiration and obtain travel/medical insurance coverage. Flight arrangements are the responsibility of the volunteer; however we offer assistance with your planning. Email, fax or mail us your flight details and a clear copy of your passport ID page. Pay the balance for the program fees, due 45 days prior to your departure (you can only pay with personal check, money order or wire transfer). Upon receipt of your payment, we will send your program details with the placement and accommodation information (1-2 days).
Complete this form to apply for your volunteer project and proceed to reserve your placement. Make sure you fill out every single line of the form, it may not go through if its missing information. If you have questions call us (USA) 215-780-1845 or send us an email volunteers[at]abroaderview.org
We usually confirm a program in 24-48 hours, if you don't get any email from us (check your Spam Folder), contact our office as soon as possible or call Toll Free: 866-423-3258 or 215-780-1845